McKenzie Prendergrass

McKenzie Pendergrass

Social Media Editor, Verywell


Social Media


University of Missouri-Columbia



McKenzie's spark for social media and audience engagement began in journalism school. Her career started at Meredith Corporation in Des Moines, Iowa, working for various magazines and websites, including Better Homes and Gardens, Shape, Fitness, and more. Then she moved to New York City where she later became a full-time social media editor for Insider, leading her team across various platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tik Tok. McKenzie joined Verywell in October 2020 with a passion for providing family with vital information during the pandemic.

About Verywell Fit

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